After sold out seasons in Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne, and the recently announced Melbourne return season, John Frost confirmed today that Grease will be heading to Hobart for a 5 show only season this September. “The last time I brought a show to Hobart was in 1999 with Grease – The Arena Spectacular, and the… Read more.
Last week Opera Australia invited media inside the rehearsal room of The King and I for a sneak peek. AussieTheatre was able to capture these images of Lisa McCune and the cast at work as they rehearsed with the children’s ensemble. Currently in their final week of rehearsal at The Opera Centre in Sydney, the cast and crew… Read more.
AussieTheatre has a double pass to give away to The King and I in Brisbane on Tuesday 15 April. Enter our competition to be one of the first in Australia to see Lisa McCune, Teddy Tahu Rhodes, Marty Rhone and Shu-Cheen Yu in this Tony Award winning musical. The King and I was Rodgers and Hammerstein’s… Read more.
Sorry, House Full. But we’re coming back soon! Grease – The Musical has played to over 160, 000 patrons in Melbourne since its first preview performance on January 2 this year, and its three month season at Her Majesty’s Theatre is now completely sold out. Producer John Frost has told the media that this proscenium arch revival… Read more.
Once upon a time there was a little Irish film that was made in 3 weeks on a budget of just over $100k. Initially rejected for Sundance Film Festival, it was given a leg-up and went on to win the audience award. From there, this unexpected treasure won Best Oscar for its mesmerising original song… Read more.
John Frost has confirmed that WICKED will be returning to Sydney’s Captiol Theatre in 2014. The 10th anniversary tour, which returns to Melbourne in May 2014, will transfer to the Capitol Theatre in Sydney from September 20. The production will tour to Brisbane once the Sydney season concludes, but no dates have been confirmed at… Read more.
Australian music legend and theatrical icon Marty Rhone will join the cast of The King and I, opening at QPAC Brisbane in April this year. Rhone, who is well known to Australians for his roles in Class of ’75 and Number 96 as well as his pop hits ‘Denim and Lace’ and ‘Mean Pair of Jeans’, is set to… Read more.
It’s been forty years since Richard O’Brien’s Rocky Horror Show first trolloped onto the stage. The show gained cult status when it was adapted into the 1975 film The Rocky Horror Picture Show and became the longest-running release in film history. The all-new 40th Anniversary production of the Rocky Horror Show had its Australian premiere in Brisbane over… Read more.
In their first collaborative rendezvous, Opera Australia and John Frost have produced a highly successful production of South Pacific. Despite this, the show itself has mellowed from its fiercely political origins, and its relevance in a contemporary age is questionable. It’s no surprise that Lisa McCune is a perfectly charming Nellie Forbush and, in many… Read more.